The Puritan (1938)

01/13/1938 (FR) Drama 1h 25m
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A religious fanatic finds his entire life and philosophy turned upside-down as he falls in love with a girl and kills her in a jealous rage. His search is for peace of mind and a desire to justify the murder of the girl to himself. His mind becomes distraught as he gropes trying to rationalize his deed and his world falls apart around him. A police inspector patiently and tirelessly stays on Barrault's trail, without putting him under arrest, though convinced he is the murderer, and waiting for the moment when he feels Barrault will break under the strain of his own religious fanaticism (IMDb).

  1. Jeff Musso

    Director, Writer

  2. Jeannine Delpech


  3. Liam O'Flaherty


  4. Louis Postif


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  1. Pierre Fresnay

    Pierre Fresnay

    Le commissaire Lavan

  2. Jean-Louis Barrault

    Jean-Louis Barrault

    Francis Ferriter

  3. Viviane Romance

    Viviane Romance


  4. Louis-Jacques Boucot

    Louis-Jacques Boucot

    Monsieur Kelly

  5. Mady Berry

    Mady Berry

    Madame Kelly

  6. Alexandre Rignault

    Alexandre Rignault

    Le docteur O'Leary

  7. Ludmilla Pitoëff

    La tante de Thérésa

  8. Alla Donell

    Thérésa Burke

  9. Georges Flamant

    Georges Flamant


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Original Title Le Puritain

Status Released

Original Language French

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